Private Bass Guitar tutoring lessons Upton, MA.

100% guarantee. Private Bass Guitar instruction for kids and adults. Classes designed for beginners or advanced guitarists. Book a teacher now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice bass guitar.”

Popular Bass Guitar Teachers in Upton, MA

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Maya M.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • BA in English and French from Skidmore College
  • Awarded Bass Department Outstanding Performer Award and Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Maya M.

Book Now
Private Bass Guitar Teacher

I meet you where you are at as a student and go from there. I like to teach methodically, building on new skills each lesson as building blocks towards bigger goals. I assign brief, targeted technical exercises as a venue to work on foundational technical skills, and incorporate these skills as much as possible into musical application. The ultimate goal is to play music and have fun, so technical practice will always be in service of playing the music you want to play. We will look at theory concepts when relevant. I will also incorporate my perspectives on tone, style, ensemble skills, practice skills, and real-world gigging.

I tailor lesson plans based on your musical background, if any, and your goals. I think of lessons as collaborative, working together to figure out what works best for you. I studied academically, and I also grew up playing in punk bands in basements, so I can offer advice and exercises from multiple perspectives. I use both approaches to music fluidly in ...

About Maya

Maya studied upright bass performance at Berklee College of Music, where she earned a Berklee Merit Scholarship and the Bass Department Outstanding Performer Award and Scholarship. She played with the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, with a highlight performance of Lord of the Rings Symphony

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David W.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David W.

22 Reviews
Book Now
Private Bass Guitar Teacher

I played in a number of bands as a bassist, here are some genres:
North Africa
Jazz
Funk/Soul
Gospel
Folk
Electronic
Latin

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gre

Recent Reviews
Mariano
I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general.
George McKale
Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity.
Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Will F.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Will F.

21 Reviews
Book Now
Private Bass Guitar Teacher

currently working with 2

About Will

Will Fletcher Instruction has been going strong since 2009. New students starting this year are doing great along w all the older, more musically advanced students. I want you to play music. I don't care how we get there as long as on your specific instrument you want to learn, you are making music.

Recent Reviews
Jeff A.
If you are looking for a teacher who can sharpen all your skills Will is your guy. As an older student learning to sing and arrange covers that suite my style I could not ask for a better teacher. Be smart go with Will
Jeff A.
Always the best
Kevin S.
Exactly what I need - authentic, informal, and no b.s.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ryan B.

71 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2012 Most Valuable Tutor from StudyPoint Test Prep
  • Communications from North Park University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ryan B.

71 Reviews
Book Now
Private Bass Guitar Teacher

I teach electric bass guitar for all levels and styles. I cover the basics, how to read bass sheet music and tab, music theory, scales. I can also help you learn your favorite songs!

About Ryan

Is learning a new instrument on your 2022 New Year's Resolution list? I can help you accomplish your musical goals! I provide personalized and affordable online lessons. Online lessons are convenient and effective! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and wou

Recent Reviews
Tanya K.
Super Helpful!
Tanya K.
Caroline A.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Scott M.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Scott M.

15 Reviews
Book Now
Private Bass Guitar Teacher

I can teach you to read notation, slap, tap, keep a groove, and how to play with other instruments.

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I have a live-broadcasting/recording studio at home and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer. I've written, performed and recorded 2 albums and regularly live stream music now. I was a voting member of th

Recent Reviews
Jacob
Scott has been amazing with my son! We are so thankful to have found him.
Johnny G.
Nice guy. Knows his material. Highly recommend.
Zamir
Extremely nice guy, knows what he is talking about, has advice for anything music related. Helped me out a lot with singing, getting motivation, etc.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Judy G.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Judy G.

28 Reviews
Book Now
Private Bass Guitar Teacher

Greetings!
These are beginning bass lessons. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing music for 45 years and teaching private and group lessons for 17 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwrit

Recent Reviews
Mychael L.
Awesome Instructor!
Lindsey Smith
Best Guitar teacher by far! Judy possesses a wealth of practical experience combining playing professionally with her ability to teach at all levels. And it shows. Judy brings her teaching techniques and presents them in such a way, at a level and speed, you, the student, can feel comfortable. Judy is quite knowledgeable. To ensure your on the right track Judy provides additional learning material, techniques and special custom training videos which are extremely helpful. This last comment is above and beyond that normal lesson. That's a great teacher! A teacher that is committed to achieving your goals. Its a good indication Judy is there to provide the student a strong positive platform and learning experience to advance your ability to play Guitar.
Nicholas
Judy has been an amazing teacher for our eight year old daughter Elizabeth! Rock on!

Looking for an online Bass Guitar teacher in Upton, MA?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing bass guitar teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream bass guitar teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_256590_pi_2372a8d7d98e55db184283cbff8ba5962b92a4bb
"I really enjoyed my first lesson and can't wait for more. She is sooo much fun and make me want to play more."
Dana
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
Profile_252822_pi_4ae0d173f7c81b8c70b86673ed9d7a3c314df74f
"Very easy to get along with which makes it easy to want to learn. Made things I found hard to understand more understandable on my level. And I can actually come up with decent riffs on my own now. Definitely recommend for any age."
Key
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
Profile_256512_pi_aa2b27ee93f2c5fcadf9e04085200ca5401d3f1b
"Greg is very helpful and encouraging. He was patient while I struggled through an explanation of what I wanted to learn. He encourages me to keep practicing and remarks on my improvement over time."
Sarah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
257579_j5jj2y9cb723zn6d6dq2
"I'm enjoying my bass lessons with Rob. He explains every concept thoroughly and always checks in with me to make sure I understand what he's teaching. He responds quickly to any questions I have in between lessons. I also appreciate the notes he provides after every lesson as it gives me something to practice and helps me review what I learned."
Iavor
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
Profile_80708_pi_DJC_DBLENECK_SQUARE
"I've been working with David for a couple of months, and it has been a great experience. I'm new to bass, with a little guitar experience--he quickly sized up what I knew and had me working on exercises and a great bass line that got me playing right away. He has been very flexible and accommodating of my schedule needs, and he gives plenty of positive and constructive feedback. I've been working in education for nearly 30 years, and I know a great teacher when I see one. David fits the bill, and I'm lucky to be working with him."
Rudy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David C.
Profile_250731_pi_32e544738e61b59454e664794fe9ac5dd67998d6
"friendly, good taste, knowledgeable. excited to learn!"
Charles
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
247648_mqmygjgv86bzknvs9p7l
"My first bass guitar lesson was an excellent experience. Ronald was extremely professional and patient. He is very knowledgeable and definitely makes learning fun. I strongly recommend him as an instructor."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
Profile_252822_pi_4ae0d173f7c81b8c70b86673ed9d7a3c314df74f
"Jenn was patient, thoughtful, and flexible. We are definitely coming back!"
O
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
214552_149760_30473
"Mark has been a great teacher for my first year! He's not only a bass teacher but a school music teacher also and knows many instruments. I highly recommend him!"
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark L.
272123_zc6g7j593z48sgw27kzk
"Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson."
Sierra
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mike S.
View More
View Less

Popular Bass Guitar Articles from our Blog

How to Read & Find Bass Guitar Tabs For Your Favorite Songs

Want to play all of your favorite songs on bass? Learn where to find the bass guitar tabs you need in this guide by San Diego teacher Justine D... Guitar and bass tablature, or bass tabs, is a kind of musical notation that focuses on fretted finger placement rather than the actual pitches. It can help you sharpen your listening skills, try out new skills and techniques, and — of course — learn your favorite songs’ bass lines! In this blog post, we’ll cover where you can find bass guit …

By Suzy S.

10 Problems Only Bass Players Will Understand

Don't let anyone tell you the bass is easier than a regular guitar just because it has less strings! Bass guitar teacher Kevin S. shares the unique challenges you face as you learn bass guitar... 1) Capos are Misleading Any bassist who has regularly played with a guitarist who uses a capo has discovered that this simple tool can be confusing to deal with at first. This is a where good transposing skills come in handy, especially if the guitarist is referring to the chords they are play …

By Megan L.

The 7 Best Bass Guitar Songs for Beginners (With Tabs & Videos)

Do you dream of playing the bass like a pro? This list of easy bass guitar songs for beginners that you’ve probably jammed to before is sure to inspire you. Below, we rated seven of the top bass songs by their difficulty level.  Sometimes it may seem like bass guitarists are overlooked or outshined by other band members, but that’s anything but the case. Don’t be fooled by the laid-back nature of most bassists — the bass is one of the most important elements of any band. Together wit …

By Suzy S.